It’s National Philanthropy Day and kudos to all who give their time, talents and treasures to make our world a better place! I’m currently working on a fund appeal newsletter for my church. In the religious community we refer to philanthropy as stewardship, and our goal is to give just as God has given to […]
How many of you grew up writing on typewriters? I did. So when I recently saw these on display, I didn’t know what was more alarming—that they were in an antique shop or that they were surely priced higher than they originally cost. Ah, typewriters. Weren’t those the days? (Not really. The delete key is […]
Alot of my work is for churches and other religious organizations. With that in mind, I’d like to read the newly released Outspoken: Conversations on Church Communication. It’s by Tim Schraeder, and it’s put out by the Center for Church Communication, the same people who do the blog Church Marketing Sucks. I don’t know much about the book, but […]
I recently presented a workshop “Creating Newsletters People Actually Read” at the Church & Change Conference in Milwaukee. The presentation went well, the turnout was great and the discussions were informative. How good to know churches are interested in putting out good newsletters!
Recently I presented the workshop “Creating Newsletters People Actually Read” at the Church & Change Conference in Milwaukee. Apparently, this topic interests many because the turnout was great and we had interesting discussions. One point I made is the “30-3-30 Rule.” This theory says there are three kinds of readers: 30-second readers, 3-minute readers and […]